Dr Sarah J. Buckley www. Previously versions have been published in Mothering magazine, issue , Sept-Oct , and Nexus magazine, vol 9, no 6, Oct-Nov When I was pregnant with my first baby in , I decided against having a scan. What influenced me the most was my feeling that I would lose something important as a mother if I allowed someone to test my baby. I knew that if a minor or uncertain problem showed up — and this is not uncommon — that I would be obliged to return again and again, and that after a while, it would feel as if my baby belonged to the system, and not to me.
The Types and Timing of Ultrasounds During Pregnancy
That first ultrasound is one of the most memorable and exciting moments of your pregnancy. But how many more times will you get a glimpse of your baby in utero? By Jen Cutts July 3, Next to delivery, ultrasound scans are one of the most anticipated milestones of a pregnancy. For many, seeing that black-and-white blob is the moment their impending parenthood starts to feel real. But how many ultrasounds will you get over the next nine months?
What to Expect During Pregnancy Ultrasounds
You and your guest are required to wear a mask or face covering, in line with UK government guidance. On arrival you can scan the QR code when entering the clinic. All scans are performed by a qualified Sonographer with obstetric ultrasound scanning experience. Babybond wellbeing check of fetal heartbeat and movement and professional opinion on the sex of the baby using ultrasound, available from 16 — 32 weeks gestation. A head circumference measurement is undertaken to confirm gestational age and your baby must measure 16 weeks by our system to allow us to determine the gender of your baby.
Our team has been providing tailored individual care to our patients with trusted specialist services by our expert team of sonologists, sonographers and genetic counsellors for over 30 years. As a trusted provider in delivering accurate diagnosis of scans in a fast and accurate system, our patients feel confident and safe in the hands of our doctors. All of our doctors are COGU Certification in Obstetric and Gynaecological Ultrasound qualified, specialist obstetricians and gynaecologists who have further specialisations in ultrasound, high-risk obstetrics, reproductive genetics and prenatal diagnostics.